Afghanistan Current Account to GDP 2003-2014 | Data | Chart | Calendar

Afghanistan recorded a Current Account deficit of 44 percent of the country's Gross Domestic Product in 2012. Current Account to GDP in Afghanistan averaged -53.78 Percent from 2003 until 2012, reaching an all time high of -41.90 Percent in 2005 and a record low of -75.20 Percent in 2006. Current Account to GDP in Afghanistan is reported by the Da Afghanistan Bank.

   
 
 

Afghanistan Current Account to GDP


Actual Previous Highest Lowest Dates Unit Frequency
-44.00 -42.70 -41.90 -75.20 2003 - 2012 Percent Yearly
The Current account balance as a percent of GDP provides an indication on the level of international competitiveness of a country. Usually, countries recording a strong current account surplus have an economy heavily dependent on exports revenues, with high savings ratings but weak domestic demand. On the other hand, countries recording a current account deficit have strong imports, a low saving rates and high personal consumption rates as a percentage of disposable incomes. This page provides - Afghanistan Current Account to GDP - actual values, historical data, forecast, chart, statistics, economic calendar and news. Content for - Afghanistan Current Account to GDP - was last refreshed on Monday, October 20, 2014.

Afghanistan Trade Last Previous Highest Lowest Unit
Balance of Trade -8209.00 -8654.00 -1660.92 -8518.00 USD Million [+]
Exports 514.97 414.51 544.56 69.10 USD Million [+]
Imports 8724.00 9069.00 8932.39 1966.07 USD Million [+]
Current Account -9239.00 -8490.00 -1371.50 -9239.00 USD Million [+]
Current Account to GDP -44.00 -42.70 -41.90 -75.20 Percent [+]
Gold Reserves 21.87 21.87 21.87 21.87 Tonnes [+]